Our Regulatory section brings you developments affecting financial institutions and private equity houses.  We’ve included analysis of global standards such as Basel III.  We’ve split the channel into five sections to make our reader’s searches efficient: Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa.  That way readers can quickly find what the precedent is in their chosen market.  Subscribers receive a regular email alert. 


  • Deutsche Bank’s Libor settlement signals harsher penalties

    24 Apr 2015

    Deutsche Bank is the latest international bank to reach a settlement with over Libor manipulation, but its legal troubles – and benchmark-related investigations – are far from over

  • When foreign banks face US investigations

    23 Apr 2015

    You are a small to mid-size bank and you have learned you are the target of a probe by US regulators. Baker & McKenzie's Marnin Michaels, George Clarke and Doug Tween explain what should you do

  • CVM addresses market needs

    08 Apr 2015

    Brazil’s regulators are looking to overcome a market slump and increasing regional competition by simplifying rules and streamlining the listing processes

  • SEC ramps up JOBS Act implementation

    01 Apr 2015

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission has stepped up efforts to complete all the rule making tied to the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act

  • Why US regulatory consolidation is not a silver bullet

    30 Mar 2015

    Paul Volcker’s proposal to limit regulatory infighting by consolidating the country’s regulators could lower transparency and flexibility

  • US Chamber of Commerce calls for SEC reform

    04 Mar 2015

    The US Chamber of Commerce is renewing its call for reforming the regulator, focusing on funding, enforcement and the need for a deputy chair

More Americas news

Asia Pacific

  • Hong Kong's competition crack down

    16 Apr 2015

    Jones Day's Sébastien Evrard and Robert Thomson analyse the HKCC's revised draft guidelines and the new regulator's role in the market

  • Chinese deposit insurance to prompt fintech innovation

    02 Apr 2015

    The introduction by China of a deposit insurance scheme is a first step towards liberalising interest rates and allowing bank resolution. It could also spark the evolution of financial technology

  • Indian counsel reveal Bankruptcy Code wishlist

    25 Mar 2015

    The market has outlined what it wants to see in the final rules of the country's mooted bankruptcy regime

  • How to improve Asia primary markets

    19 Mar 2015

    Asia’s debt markets are deepening, and banks are hoping to capitalise on that growth. Panellists at a recent ICMA event warned against competing for deals based on regulatory laxity

  • HKEx to form risk committee

    05 Mar 2015

    The exchange's new risk committee is intended to better assess risks from its growing business lines, following concerns about financial market infrastructure resolution

  • SFC winding up order highlights enforcement powers

    05 Mar 2015

    The regulator's obtaining of an unprecedented court order to wind up China Metal Recycling is its most severe enforcement action yet

More Asia Pacific news


  • FCA threatens binding rules over structured products

    17 Mar 2015

    The regulator's review of structured product governance has criticised the ways in which the instruments are developed and sold. But blame may not lie squarely with the industry

  • First findings from FEMR consultation

    26 Feb 2015

    BoE's director of market strategy has outlined key themes from responses to the Fair and Effective Markets Review consultation. Buy-side reluctance to lead means regulators may intervene.

  • Market supports EU SME data repository

    26 Feb 2015

    A Europe-wide data repository on small and medium-sized enterprises is needed to improve their access to funding and boost a eurozone recovery

  • FCA’s Wheatley: lawyers must engage in forex principles

    25 Feb 2015

    The regulator's chief executive has called on lawyers to engage in the moral debate over foreign exchange manipulation rather than focus on bright lines

  • FSB’s TLAC proposals explained

    30 Jan 2015

    Rating agency Fitch has explained how the Financial Stability Board’s total loss-absorbing capacity proposals might look when implemented by Europe’s biggest lenders

  • Esma’s Mifid II consultation: key changes

    08 Jan 2015

    Trade transparency requirements, the definition of systematic internalisers and the regulation of high-frequency trading are all up for consultation

More EU news


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